Experts Disagree on Top Applications for 5G – IEEE Spectrum

https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/telecom/wireless/optimisim-and-skepticism-meet-headtohead-at-5g-forum When it comes to the rollout of 5G networks, carriers and equipment suppliers are all in. On the other hand, in 5G’s current development cycle, at least on academic expert is taking a more skeptical position. It seems that the design philosophy of 5G has quite successfully achieved “green” (efficient) and “soft” (agile) aims

Second set of 5G standards ratified | EDN

https://www.edn.com/electronics-blogs/5g-waves/4460792/Second-set-of-5G-standards-ratified The specifications for the standalone version of 5G New Radio (SA 5G NR) are now set. It represents progress, and it was delivered on schedule. Those who participated in the development of the new standard called it “a major milestone” NSA 5G NR enables wireless network operators to upgrade their 4G networks with advanced

5G is in Danger of Being Oversold – IEEE Spectrum

https://spectrum.ieee.org/telecom/internet/5g-is-in-danger-of-being-oversold It seems that 5G has become a technology savior. Proponents tout the poorly defined wireless technology as the path to virtual reality, telemedicine, and self-⁠driving cars. But 5G is a buzzword unleashed by marketing departments. In reality, 5G is a term that telecommunications investors and executives sling around. Millimeter-wave spectrum is freely available for

What to expect from Mobile World Congress 2018 | TechCrunch

https://techcrunch.com/2018/02/12/what-to-expect-from-mobile-world-congress-2018/ The world’s largest phone show is set for Barcelona later this month. Few things are certain yet. It seems pretty clear that 5G will once again be taking center stage. Samsung announced its plans to launch its flagship at the event.

Finland is the Mobile Data Capitol of the World – IEEE Spectrum

https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/telecom/wireless/what-the-finnish-obsession-with-mobile-data-says-about-5g It seems that we really need 5G in Finland before 4G slows down too much due high use of it. Several factors make Finland a potential sandbox for 5G developers: the average person in Finland used about 20 gigabytes (GB) of mobile data in December 2017, a dramatic rise from the 2016 average of

Evolution of Mobile Communication from 1(G) to 4G, 5G, 6G, 7G …

http://vitorr.com/post-details.php?postid=2615 The cellular wireless Generation (G) generally refers to a change in the nature of the system, speed, technology and frequency. Each generation have some standards, capacities, techniques and new features which differentiate it from the previous one. Now 5G is hot technology at the top of the hype cycle. But that’s not the end

Reading the signs: 5G is coming | EDN

https://www.edn.com/electronics-blogs/5g-waves/4458951/Reading-the-signs–5G-is-coming?utm_content=buffer9759f&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer One in 10 communications companies claim to have deployed 5G technology already, according to a recent survey (see: With 5G technology, the time is now). Some parts of the 5G standard are close to being finalized, but nothing has been ratified yet.  Furthermore, many of the constituent technologies (e.g., mmWave RF, beamforming, MIMO, etc.) are